JAISALMER: The Rajasthan Police have stepped up vigil in the SBI loan scam as it is being feared that other accused may flee the country.
The fears have increased as one of the accused Alok Dhir, who is a promoter of Alchemist Asset Reconstruction Company and IRR Insolvency Professionals Pvt. Ltd., has got an anticipatory transit bail from Delhi High Court, to apply for regular bail in Rajasthan, but sources said he was not responding to notices for questioning and has been evading arrest since October 23.
Jaisalmer Superintendent of Police Ajay Singh did not respond to IANS phone calls and messages on the issue of lookout notices being served on the accused.
Along with Dhir, Rajasthan Police have also issued notices to a General Manager and a Vice President of another bank.
Ajay Singh had said that the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s (CJM) Court had issued an arrest warrant against Alok Dhir with seven others under several IPS Sections, including 420 (cheating) and 120B (punishment of criminal conspiracy). Realising the magnitude of the scams, the Rajasthan Police had informed the Enforcement Directorate immediately after it got an arrest warrant against him from Jaisalmer Court on October 23.
Similar warrants against Dhir, R.K. Kapur, S.V. Venkatakrishnan, Methadil, Devendra Jain, Tarun and Vijay Kishore Saxena were also issued.
According to sources, the Jaisalmer police and other agencies are likely to initiate a preliminary investigation on Dhir’s role as a…